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30 August 2014 Last updated at 14:59

Woman run over outside fire stationScene of incident outside Southend fire station

A 77-year-old pedestrian airlifted to hospital after she was hit by a lorry outside Southend fire station remains in critical condition, police say.

Ipswich railway stationRail work to go ahead after rethink

Rail engineering work will take place on Sunday as Network Rail decides to press ahead after disruption earlier this week.

Nigel Farage and Douglas CarswellMore defectors to UKIP 'odds on'

Further Conservative MPs are "more likely than not" to defect to UKIP, says the party's treasurer Stuart Wheeler.

Deborah McGurran Article written by Deborah McGurran Deborah McGurran Political editor, East of England

No fun in the sun for politicians

Forget the sun and sangria - politicians keep up their profile with visits and announcements in what is traditionally the summer break.

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